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HCSA Regulatory Forum

A. Ongoing Forums

Details on any ongoing forums in relation to the Healthcare Services Act (HCSA) will be published here. Please look out for more details here!

Regulatory Forum for Nursing Homes

Nursing homes will transit from the Private Hospitals and Medical Clinics Act (PHMCA) to the Healthcare Services Act (HCSA) by mid-Dec 2023 when HCSA Phase 3 is implemented. To prepare for the transition, the Ministry of Health (MOH) will be organising a regulatory forum on the HCSA requirements applicable to Nursing Homes, the shift from the current eLIS to the new Healthcare Application and Licensing Portal (HALP) system, and the transitioning of licences from PHMCA to HCSA.

 Who should attend?
  • Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director/Administrator
  • Head of Nursing
  • Nursing Leaders
  • Other staff who are involved in the day-to-day operations (e.g. Operations Manager)
Details of the session

Date & Time: Thu, 2 Nov 2023, 2pm – 4pm
Venue: MOH College of Medicine Building Auditorium
Remarks: Refreshments will be provided from 1.15pm onwards

Please click here to register for the session. Successful registrants will receive the confirmation email and administrative instructions one week prior to the session.

B. Past Forums

A.  HCSA Regulatory Forums with Medical and Dental Professionals

The regulatory forum was organised to provide medical and dental professionals with an overview of HCSA and a summary of the Outpatient Medical and Dental Service requirements under HCSA. The materials for the sessions can be found below.

 Forum  Date of Engagement  Material 
 HCSA Regulatory Forum with Medical Professionals  30 May 2023  - Presentation Slides
- Recording of Session
 HCSA Regulatory Forum with Dental Professionals  22 June 2023 - Presentation Slides
- Recording of Session 

B.  HCSA Regulatory Forums with Nursing Homes

As nursing homes will transit to the Healthcare Services Act (HCSA) by Dec 2023, briefing session on HCSA was organised to better help the sector to understand more about the HCSA requirements.

 ForumDate of Engagement Materials 
HCSA Briefing Session on Key Office Holders (KOHs) 14 Sep 2023- Presentation Slides
- Annex A: Code of Practice for KOHs
- Annex B: General Regulations FAQs
- Annex C: Tiering of Key Appointment Holders